Zwartkops delivers thrilling action

Zwartkops Raceway hosted the Winter Challenge as the third round of the Hankook Formula Vee National Championship on Saturday 29 June 2019. During qualifying, it was Gert van den Berg (Hankook Rhema 2) who stole the pole from Jaco Schriks (Cubed Coatings Rhema 2) by 0.04seconds. They had a decent gap to Lushen Ramchander (TRA / D&B Industrial Forza) with Lendl Jansen (Bull Security Forza) in fourth. Brandon Hills (Mangaza Consulting Rhema 1.5) pipped dad Peter Hills (Lube Fushion Rhema…

Holliday Jnr overcomes a difficult MotorMart VW Challenge race day to take third overall

After showing good pace early on, Deon Holliday Jnr had his work cut out for him in Round 4 of the MotorMart VW Challenge to take third place overall in Class B on June 28-29. The Monitor Net Volkswagen Polo driver survived an attrition-filled opening race and clutch problems in Race 2 to take home two points-paying finishes at Zwartkops Raceway. Friday saw Holliday Jnr display good pace throughout the three initial practice sessions; opting out of the fourth session…

Kriel takes MotorMart VW Challenge Race 2 win after dramatic start to the day

Stiaan Kriel again proved his ability to bounce back from a difficult situation to end the day victorious-on-track in Round 4 of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge. Zwartkops Raceway saw the MotorMart Klerksdorp driver retire from the day’s opening race with fuel delivery issues, but end the June 28-29 weekend by beating the Class B field with 8.697 seconds to spare. Friday saw Kriel only participate in two of the four practice sessions due to professional commitments. He did however…

MotorMart Racing celebrates strong Zwartkops weekend despite being placed on the back foot

The MotorMart Racing Team can look back on a successful weekend at Zwartkops Raceway with all three drivers taking home good results while each had their own share of difficult situations to deal with. The June 28-29 weekend saw the team competing in Round 4 of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge while two of their drivers entered but withdrew from the Car Care Clinic 111 Sports & Saloons races to focus on their primary campaign.   Dangor brings the fight…

Variety and spectacle at Zwartkops Winter Challenge

A wide range of spectacular action entertained a large crowd at the Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, during the venue’s annual Winter Challenge raceday. Heading up the Extreme Festival event’s offerings was round three of the 2019 Mopar South African Endurance series, with 25 teams facing the starter. The four-hour race started on a dramatic note, when the leading Ligier Hondas of Nick Adcock/Michael Jensen and Riaan Botma/Sarel van der Merwe both pitted after three laps. The Botma car had a…